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Microsoft to drop price of Windows 8 licenses 70% for low-end devices, report says

Boot-to-desktop also to become standard for non-touch PCs, according to anonymous source.

Nvidia adds Tegra Note 7 with LTE for $299

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The Tegra Note 7 with LTE will be available in the second quarter

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The surprise power hog for mobile storage: software

Most of the power consumed by phone and tablet storage is from software, according to a UCSD-Microsoft paper

Synaptics: We can do iPhone-like fingerprint sensors, but better

The input provider says iPhone-like fingerprint sensors can be built directly behind the glass of Android and Windows phones.

Latest tablet theft victim is just 2 years old

The crime comes as cellular carriers face pressure to apply technology to stop device theft.

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Meet Flappy Bert, Sesame Street's amazing Flappy Bird clone

Sesame Workshop offers its own take on Flappy Bird with Flappy Bert.

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SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive review: Android file transfers made easy

Cables? We don't need no stinkin' cables!

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Mobile devices will mob the Internet, researchers forecast

Mobile data traffic is expected to grow by 61 percent annually into 2018, and wearables will increasingly play a role, Cisco researchers estimate.

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Samsung fears no iPad, prices Pro tablets to match

Samsung isn't shying away from the high end of the tablet market. Its Pro tablets start at $400 and the company is taking preorders now.

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Mobile purchases reportedly hit 20% of all transactions

Payments made with smartphones and tablets rose 55 percent over last year, and Android activity is gaining, say processors of the transactions.